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Designer Cities of the Future


Subject: Math, Language Arts,
Science, Geography
Grade: 6-8, 9-12

Brief Description
Students explore factors that will influence the future needs of their city, then create maps of an environmentally sound city of the future.


Students practice mapmaking and writing skills as they learn about the effects of population trends and ecological practices on life in the future.


ecology, future, city planning, population

Materials Needed

Print or online resources about city planning, population growth, or our ecological future

paper, pens, crayons, and/or markers

Lesson Plan